ch Journal 1-27

ch Journal 1-27 - identity Even though I am not a woman I...

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Journal 1/27 I would be lying if I said I have never heard of the tales of the “La Llorona” or “La Malinche” because as a Mexican I have grown accustomed to hearing all kinds of folk tales from my native land. However, as I was doing this week’s reading I began to see these stories as more than just stories that were used to scare me. I will not summarize the stories or talk about their meanings because all this information is provided, instead, I want to emphasize how they make me feel in relation to my
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Unformatted text preview: identity. Even though I am not a woman, I can sympathize with “good/bad women” contradiction in the sense that all individuals can be socially classified as good or bad. I see the how women , such as both of the women of the stories, and I cannot stop thinking about how I would feel if this idea was as heavily applied to mean as it is to women. All I know is that if I was a woman I would not like to be judged, as good or bad, on the basis of my sexuality in a society that is ruled by patriarchy....
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